Peat the kitten lands the job of Official Mouser at the Glenturret distillery in Perthshire, home of the Famous Grouse.
President Obama plans to create the world's largest marine protected area (MPA) in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
Concerns are raised that gangs of people are harvesting shellfish on a Conwy beach.
A new documentary unearths recordings of a 'talking' dolphin, who took part in a 1960s experiment
Social spiders' personalities determine the tasks they perform and the division of labour in their societies, a new study finds.
A UK team believes it can now make skilful predictions of how much sea ice will melt during Arctic summers, and says this year's minimum extent will likely be very similar to last year's.
Rising temperatures in Antarctica are helping a meek little moss species thrive at the expense of other marine creatures.
It is unclear whether vaccinating badgers in north Pembrokeshire has cut TB in cattle, Wales' chief vet says.
Dealing with invasive species
The tiger supervisor at Australia Zoo describes how he hand-reared two rare Sumatran tiger cubs at his family home.
Deforestation is reducing the amount of leaf litter falling into rivers and lakes, resulting in less food being available to fish, a study suggests.
The survival of Africa's elephants is under threat, with estimated poaching levels well above their birth rate, an environmental report says.
Crayfish, once thought too primitive to experience emotion, may feel anxious, a study suggests.
Ptolemy Elrington sees animals in everyday objects - usually unwanted objects that have been discarded and left as rubbish.
A new study claims that dinosaurs fit into an intermediate class between warm and cold blooded animals, based on a survey of growth rates.
Incredible cloud formations and sunsets
Zoologists measure the pulling force of a frog's tongue, revealing it can be up to three times the animal's weight and works similar to sticky tape.
An osprey at an Aberfoyle reserve has his work cut out after being caught setting up nests with two different females.
Plants can be carried across the tropics by migrating birds which could allow them to establish new populations, research suggests.
Two rare snow leopards are born at a zoo in Cumbria and will be able to be seen by the public in a few weeks.